Fantasy worlds are filled with all sorts of weird and wonderful characters, but none are quite as thrilling and entertaining as the rogue.
From the cunning thief to the daring smuggler, the rogue is a staple of the fantasy genre.
Here are ten distinct types of roguish characters that you might encounter in a fantasy world.
1. The Thief.
The classic rogue, the thief is all about the loot. Whether it’s pickpocketing the unwary or breaking into a wealthy noble’s mansion, the thief is always on the lookout for their next big score.
2. The Smuggler.
The smuggler is a more subtle type of rogue, using their cunning and charm to slip past the law and bring illegal goods into the kingdom. Whether it’s precious gems or exotic spices, the smuggler is always one step ahead of the authorities.
3. The Con Artist.
The con artist is a master of deception, using their wit and charm to fool their victims into handing over their hard-earned cash. Whether it’s selling a fake potion or playing three-card monte, the con artist is always looking for their next mark.
4. The Gambler.
The gambler is a risk-taker, always looking for the next big win. Whether it’s a friendly game of dice or a high-stakes card game, the gambler is always ready to put everything on the line.
5. The Trickster.
The trickster is all about the joke, using their cunning and humour to fool their friends and enemies alike. Whether it’s playing a practical joke or using their wit to talk their way out of a tight spot, the trickster is always up for a good laugh.
6. The Outlaw.
The outlaw is a rebel, living life on the edge and outside the law. Whether it’s robbing from the rich or sticking it to the man, the outlaw is always ready to stand up for what they believe in.
7. The Scoundrel.
The scoundrel is a rogue with a heart of gold, using their wit and charm to help those in need. Whether it’s stealing from the wealthy to give to the poor, or using their cunning to outwit an evil wizard, the scoundrel is always looking for a good cause to support.
8. The Spy.
The spy is a master of disguise, using their cunning and stealth to gather information for their employers. Whether it’s infiltrating a rival kingdom or gathering intel on a secret society, the spy is always ready to go undercover.
9. The Swashbuckler.
The swashbuckler is a daring adventurer, always ready for a good fight. Whether it’s battling evil pirates or facing off against a dragon, the swashbuckler is always looking for their next great adventure.
10. The Pirate.
The pirate is a rogue on the high seas, using their wit and cunning to command their ship and rule the waves. Whether it’s pillaging and plundering or seeking buried treasure, the pirate is always ready for a good time on the open sea.
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